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Devon, England : Classification : Poor Rate


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Poor Law determined who could claim public relief and support when they were in need. These lists are often found along side of Removal Orders which list those whose claim had failed in one area and they were removed to the parish nearest their place of birth. Settlement Certificates proved which parish a family belonged to and so which parish had the legal responsibility to provide poor relief when needed.

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Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Chardstock Historical Record Group
Link:http://chardstockwebmuseum.org/
Description:Chardstock Historical Record Group Web Museum
Extra Info:Lots of parish information available. The village was in Dorset until 1896, Devon thereafter.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate
Title:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Link:http://www.cluett.org.uk/
Description:CLUETT / CLEWETT Records and One Name Study
Extra Info:Part way down the home page is the Search link.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:DIBDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ar3/dibden_onename/
Description:DIBDEN One Name Study, Including Variants
Extra Info:Many references to the DIBDEN name.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia
Link:https://archive.org/details/quakerarrivalsa00myerg...
Description:Quaker Arrivals in Philadelphia 1682-1750
Extra Info:Online book. Includes the certificates of removals for those arriving in Philadelphia. List the parish the relocated from in England, Ireland or Wales. Includes a names index
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:STRUDWICK One Name Study
Link:http://www.strudwicke.com/
Description:STRUDWICK One Name Study
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Journals / Diaries
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Link:http://www.sog.org.uk/
Description:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Extra Info:Can search for a surname for free, however a membership is required to access the detailed information. Click Search to see a list of the data online.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish00unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1860
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish01unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1868
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish02unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1853
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Link:http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/
Description:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Extra Info:This site provides free access to local history materials. A variety of material, some counties covered more than others.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:GENUKI County Page for Devon
Link:http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/
Description:General Information for Devon

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